Reviews and Blog Posts: Drug Smuggling

Prayers for the stolen : a novel

by Jennifer Clement

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I definitely love the premise of the book, but I didn't enjoy the pace. I had a hard time getting into the story, even though it could be a great story. Ladydi lives in a small mountain town in Mexico. This town is full of forgotten women, the men have...

Hole in my life

by Jack Gantos

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Hole in My Life is the autobiographical account of a young man, Jack Gantos, agreeing to sail a yacht from the Virgin Islands to New York City, only to arrive in prison instead of college.

Orange is the new black : my year in a woman's prison

by Piper Kerman

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Convicted for a bad mistake made a decade before, Piper Kerman heads to a federal prison in Danbury, Connecticut to serve out a fifteen month prison sentence for drug smuggling and money laundering.  Although the idea is intriguing, an upper-middle class educated white women, being sent to the live with...

In search of Captain Zero : a surfer's road trip beyond the end of the road

by A. C. (Allan C.) Weisbecker

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Remember that feeling of ditching school in the late spring, just before summer, when the weather was primo and your youthful responsibilities faded away like a bad tattoo under the sun? This is a memoir of a dude that may have skipped a few too many days, his responsibilities no...

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